Pretty vintage Halloween postcard showing a young couple, he dressed as a Pilgrim and she dressed as a Victorian lady, walking along a scary path through the woods. They have just startled a black cat while a pair of witches look on from the background. The card has nice colors. The two lower corners have some creasing, sharp edges. The back is postmarked 1910.
Halloween post card featuring a comic couple. The card advises the lady to make sure to prearrange having her boyfriend stand behind her as she looks in the mirror so that the trick works properly Notice the witch watching them from behind!. Marked on reverse "H/Series #1". Unused.
A fabulous bisque jack o'lantern placecard holder and candy container. A thin slit just above the eyes holds a placecard and the interior holds candy. Origin: unmarked, but certainly Germany, ca. 1930. Size: 2" diam. Condition: 10% paint loss, no chips or cracks.
A Navajo sterling silver ring with a blue opal circa 1960s 1970s. This vintage size 6 ring features a large solitaire opal with blue and green colours; it measures 1" x 7/8" across the stone. It is unsigned which is not uncommon and it weighs 7.9 grams. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some natural striations in the stone and some minor surface wear.
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A Pforzheim Germany plique-a-jour enamel Arts and Crafts necklace from the 1910 era. This stunning survivor from the Edwardian era was made in the Pforsheim area of Germany which was the center of such items. Plique-a-jour (French: "Light of Day") refers to the labour-intensive technique of repeatedly firing enamel in metal-bordered cells resembling cloisonne, resulting in unbacked transluscent panels. This fine example measures 1-7/8 x 15/16", it has a baroque pearl drop and a pink tourmalin...
A pair of 14k yellow gold graduated diamond drop earrings with genuine diamonds circa 1970s. These vintage pierced 1-1/8" long and 1/8" wide post or stud pierced dangly earrings feature a row of free-swinging diamond fringe or sweeps and the brilliant cut diamonds are graduated and range from 2 points to 4 points by gauge (12 diamonds in all). They are stamped 14 K on the butterflies and on the posts and they weigh 2.0 grams. A great gift idea for your favourite April birthday honoree. They a...
Offered are a scarcely-found group of three pharmacy ointment mill tube fillers that date to the circa 1910 - 1930s era. These tools-of-the-trade were typically found in compounding pharmacies. This particular grouping came from the estate of a pharmacist who first began practicing in the early 1900's.
The first example, as seen on the left, measures 3.5 inches and has a heavy brass base and an aluminum compression rod. There is a removable brass nozzle that screws into the base. This diminut...
PALM WITH EYE
'Busshu' (Buddha's hand) of the wood carving statue of 'Senju Sengen Kannon' (Thousand-armed and thousand-eyed kannon), Edo period (1603-1868), Japan, approx. L 7cm (2.75in).
Such small size busshu with carving eye is quite a rare and also its carving is so delicate as the work of skilful 'busshi' (master sculptor of Buddhist images). Lack of forefinger as is.
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Hocking Glass Company made this canister. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
SAMPLE BOOK OF KARAMUSHI TEXTILE
Quite a rare find of handmade sample book of *karamushi (ramie) textile, Meiji period (1868-1912), Tohoku region, Japan, approx. 22 x 14cm (8.66 x 5.51in), 9pp.(including 2 blank pages). The condition is as is due to aging as seen.
*Karamushi textile - ref. https://kogeijapan.com/locale/en_US/okuaizushowakaramushiori/
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Messenger of Inari god, wood carving, Edo period (1603-1868), Japan, Height with base: approx. 12.5cm (4.92in). Not stand on its own without base, because of lack of front foot. The condition is as is due to aging as seen.
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Originally actually used as the traditional wooden ritual tray for votive offering in Korean Peninsula in early 20th century, approx. 25.5 x 25.5 x 7cm (10.03 x 10.03 x 2.75in).
Fine condition, with some expected sign of use due to age as is.
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INARI WITH TORII
Rare type of pottery Inari foxes (messengers of Inari god) enshrined with torii (shinto shrine gate), Showa period, mid 20th century, Japan, approx. H 10 x 9 x 4cm (3.93 x 3.54 x 1.57in). The condition is as is as seen.
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Two little wood carving Buddhist images fixed on the "waves" in tiers, and wooden zushi shrine arranged to be attched to enshrine them into in the later years. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Zushi: H 26cm (10.23in), Upper Buddha: H 6.5cm (2.55in), Lower Buddha: H 5.5cm (2.16in). Incredibly accurate carving for such small size as seen. Right hand of upper Buddha is damaged, and some stains and hittings at zushi due to aging as is. Buddh...
KATAGAMI STENCILS OF KAMON CREST 95pc.
Old paper patterns (katagami) of various design of Japanese family crest (kamon) used for stencil dyeing on kimono textile, Taisho-Showa period, early 20th century, approx. 9.5 x 9.0cm (3.74 x 3.54in) and some little smaller ones.
Some expected damage as is as seen. (Two of them are very damaged.)
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Jeannette Glass Company made Swirl from 1937-38.There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
LARGE SOBAN TRAY
Originally a dodecagonal top plate of large type of *'soban' individual wooden (pine) table once used around Kyongsang‐do in the southeast Korea, early 20th century, which was actually applied to a tray in the later years when its legs are damaged. approx. D 43 x H 3cm (16.92 x 1.18in). Some expected scratches and cracks due to aging, but a solid make as is. All fixtures in the photos are not attached.
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Traditional Korean wood chiseling wedding goose sent to a bride-to-be from a groom-to-be, mid-late 20th century, approx. 31 x 10.5 x H 18.5cm (12.20 x 4.13 x 7.28in).
Luxury quality with such profound dark color. Solid and heavy as it is. Removable neck part. Some expected flaws due to aging as is as seen.
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